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Cloud Computing Bible
Cloud Computing Bible
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Inc
Published Date : 2011/01
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780470903568

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Source: ENG
Place of Publication: United States
Textual Format: Computer Applications
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Table of Contents
 
About the Author                                   viii
Preface                                            xi
Acknowledgments                                    xiii
Part I: Examining the Value Proposition            1   (90)
  Chapter 1 Defining Cloud Computing               3   (20)
    Defining Cloud Computing                       4   (1)
    Cloud Types                                    5   (8)
      The NIST model                               5   (1)
      The Cloud Cube Model                         6   (1)
      Deployment models                            7   (2)
      Service models                               9   (4)
    Examining the Characteristics of Cloud         13  (6)
    Computing
      Paradigm shift                               13  (3)
      Benefits of cloud computing                  16  (2)
      Disadvantages of cloud computing             18  (1)
    Assessing the Role of Open Standards           19  (3)
    Summary                                        22  (1)
  Chapter 2 Assessing the Value Proposition        23  (22)
    Measuring the Cloud's Value                    24  (11)
      Early adopters and new applications          26  (1)
      The laws of cloudonomics                     27  (2)
      Cloud computing obstacles                    29  (2)
      Behavioral factors relating to cloud         31  (2)
      adoption
      Measuring cloud computing costs              33  (2)
    Avoiding Capital Expenditures                  35  (2)
      Right-sizing                                 36  (1)
    Computing the Total Cost of Ownership          37  (2)
    Specifying Service Level Agreements            39  (2)
    Defining Licensing Models                      41  (1)
    Summary                                        42  (3)
  Chapter 3 Understanding Cloud Architecture       45  (20)
    Exploring the Cloud Computing Stack            46  (12)
      Composability                                46  (2)
      Infrastructure                               48  (1)
      Platforms                                    49  (2)
      Virtual Appliances                           51  (4)
      Communication Protocols                      55  (3)
      Applications                                 58  (1)
    Connecting to the Cloud                        58  (6)
      The Jolicloud Netbook OS                     60  (1)
      Chromium OS: The Browser as an Operating     61  (3)
      System
    Summary                                        64  (1)
  Chapter 4 Understanding Services and             65  (26)
  Applications by Type
    Defining Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)    66  (4)
      IaaS workloads                               67  (2)
      Pods, aggregation, and silos                 69  (1)
    Defining Platform as a Service (PaaS)          70  (1)
    Defining Software as a Service (SaaS)          71  (5)
      SaaS characteristics                         72  (1)
      Open SaaS and SOA                            73  (2)
      Salesforce.com and CRM SaaS                  75  (1)
    Defining Identity as a Service (IDaaS)         76  (11)
      What is an identity?                         76  (2)
      Networked identity service classes           78  (1)
      Identity system codes of conduct             79  (1)
      IDaaS interoperability                       79  (16)
        User authentication                        81  (3)
        Authorization markup languages             84  (3)
    Defining Compliance as a Service (CaaS)        87  (1)
    Summary                                        88  (3)
Part II: Using Platforms                           91  (138)
  Chapter 5 Understanding Abstraction and          93  (20)
  Virtualization
    Using Virtualization Technologies              94  (1)
    Load Balancing and Virtualization              95  (5)
      Advanced load balancing                      96  (1)
      The Google cloud                             97  (3)
    Understanding Hypervisors                      100 (7)
      Virtual machine types                        100 (3)
      VMware vSphere                               103 (4)
    Understanding Machine Imaging                  107 (1)
    Porting Applications                           108 (3)
      The Simple Cloud API                         109 (1)
      AppZero Virtual Application Appliance        109 (2)
    Summary                                        111 (2)
  Chapter 6 Capacity Planning                      113 (20)
    Capacity Planning                              114 (1)
    Defining Baseline and Metrics                  115 (13)
      Baseline measurements                        115 (3)
      System metrics                               118 (3)
      Load testing                                 121 (1)
      Resource ceilings                            122 (4)
      Server and instance types                    126 (2)
    Network Capacity                               128 (3)
    Scaling                                        131 (1)
    Summary                                        132 (1)
  Chapter 7 Exploring Platform as a Service        133 (18)
    Defining Services                              134 (4)
      Salesforce.com versus Force.com: SaaS        135 (2)
      versus PaaS
      Application development                      137 (1)
    Using PaaS Application Frameworks              138 (12)
      Drupal                                       140 (1)
      Eccentex AppBase 3.0                         141 (2)
      LongJump                                     143 (2)
      Squarespace                                  145 (1)
      WaveMaker                                    146 (1)
      Wolf Frameworks                              147 (3)
    Summary                                        150 (1)
  Chapter 8 Using Google Web Services              151 (28)
    Exploring Google Applications                  152 (1)
    Surveying the Google Application Portfolio     153 (12)
      Indexed search                               154 (1)
      The dark Web                                 155 (1)
      Aggregation and disintermediation            156 (1)
      Productivity applications and services       156 (3)
      Enterprise offerings                         159 (2)
      AdWords                                      161 (1)
      Google Analytics                             162 (1)
      Google Translate                             163 (2)
    Exploring the Google Toolkit                   165 (8)
      The Google APIs                              166 (7)
    Working with the Google App Engine             173 (5)
    Summary                                        178 (1)
  Chapter 9 Using Amazon Web Services              179 (26)
    Understanding Amazon Web Services              180 (1)
    Amazon Web Service Components and Services     181 (4)
    Working with the Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)   185 (11)
      Amazon Machine Images                        186 (1)
      Pricing models                               187 (1)
      System images and software                   188 (2)
      Creating an account and instance on EC2      190 (6)
    Working with Amazon Storage Systems            196 (4)
      Amazon Simple Storage System (S3)            196 (1)
      Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)             197 (2)
      CloudFront                                   199 (1)
    Understanding Amazon Database Services         200 (2)
      Amazon SimpleDB                              200 (1)
      Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)     201 (1)
      Choosing a database for AWS                  202 (1)
    Summary                                        202 (3)
  Chapter 10 Using Microsoft Cloud Services        205 (24)
    Exploring Microsoft Cloud Services             206 (3)
    Defining the Windows Azure Platform            209 (12)
      The software plus services approach          210 (1)
      The Azure Platform                           210 (1)
      The Windows Azure service                    211 (3)
      Windows Azure AppFabric                      214 (2)
      Azure Content Delivery Network               216 (1)
      SQL Azure                                    217 (1)
      Windows Azure pricing                        217 (2)
      Windows Live services                        219 (2)
    Using Windows Live                             221 (7)
      Windows Live Essentials                      224 (2)
      Windows Live Home                            226 (1)
      Windows Live for Mobile                      227 (1)
    Summary                                        228 (1)
Part III: Exploring Cloud Infrastructures          229 (40)
  Chapter 11 Managing the Cloud                    231 (18)
    Administrating the Clouds                      232 (5)
      Management responsibilities                  234 (3)
      Lifecycle management                         237 (1)
    Cloud Management Products                      237 (5)
    Emerging Cloud Management Standards            242 (6)
      DMTF cloud management standards              243 (1)
      Cloud Commons and SMI                        244 (4)
    Summary                                        248 (1)
  Chapter 12 Understanding Cloud Security          249 (20)
    Securing the Cloud                             250 (6)
      The security boundary                        251 (2)
      Security service boundary                    253 (2)
      Security mapping                             255 (1)
    Securing Data                                  256 (7)
      Brokered cloud storage access                256 (3)
      Storage location and tenancy                 259 (1)
      Encryption                                   260 (1)
      Auditing and compliance                      261 (2)
    Establishing Identity and Presence             263 (5)
      Identity protocol standards                  264 (2)
      Windows Azure identity standards             266 (1)
      Presence                                     267 (1)
    Summary                                        268 (1)
Part IV: Understanding Services and Applications   269 (154)
  Chapter 13 Understanding Service Oriented        271 (26)
  Architecture
    Introducing Service Oriented Architecture      272 (10)
      Event-driven SOA or SOA 2.0                  277 (1)
      The Enterprise Service Bus                   278 (3)
      Service catalogs                             281 (1)
    Defining SOA Communications                    282 (10)
      Business Process Execution language          286 (1)
      Business process modeling                    287 (5)
    Managing and Monitoring SOA                    292 (3)
      SOA management tools                         292 (1)
      SOA security                                 293 (1)
      The Open Cloud Consortium                    294 (1)
    Relating SOA and Cloud Computing               295 (1)
    Summary                                        296 (1)
  Chapter 14 Moving Applications to the Cloud      297 (14)
    Applications in the Clouds                     298 (10)
      Functionality mapping                        299 (1)
      Application attributes                       300 (2)
      Cloud service attributes                     302 (1)
      System abstraction                           303 (1)
      Cloud bursting                               304 (4)
    Applications and Cloud APIs                    308 (1)
    Summary                                        309 (2)
  Chapter 15 Working with Cloud-Based Storage      311 (28)
    Measuring the Digital Universe                 312 (4)
      Cloud storage in the Digital Universe        314 (1)
      Cloud storage definition                     315 (1)
    Provisioning Cloud Storage                     316 (9)
      Unmanaged cloud storage                      316 (4)
      Managed cloud storage                        320 (1)
      Creating cloud storage systems               321 (1)
      Virtual storage containers                   322 (3)
    Exploring Cloud Backup Solutions               325 (7)
      Backup types                                 325 (2)
      Cloud backup features                        327 (4)
      Cloud attached backup                        331 (1)
    Cloud Storage Interoperability                 332 (5)
      Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI)       333 (2)
      Open Cloud Computing Interface (OCCI)        335 (2)
    Summary                                        337 (2)
  Chapter 16 Working with Productivity Software    339 (22)
    Using Productivity Applications                340 (2)
      Characteristics of productivity software     341 (1)
    Online Office Systems                          342 (18)
      Acrobat.com                                  343 (2)
      Glide Digital                                345 (2)
      Google Docs                                  347 (4)
      Microsoft Office Web Apps                    351 (3)
      ThinkFree Office                             354 (1)
      Zoho Office Suite                            355 (5)
    Summary                                        360 (1)
  Chapter 17 Using Webmail Services                361 (22)
    Exploring the Cloud Mail Services              362 (13)
      Google Gmail                                 366 (3)
      Mail2Web                                     369 (1)
      Windows Live Hotmail                         370 (3)
      Yahoo! Mail                                  373 (2)
    Working with Syndication Services              375 (7)
      The RSS and Atom Protocols                   376 (1)
      Newsreaders                                  377 (1)
      News Aggregators                             378 (4)
    Summary                                        382 (1)
  Chapter 18 Communicating with the Cloud          383 (20)
    Exploring Instant Messaging                    384 (7)
      Instant messaging clients                    384 (3)
      Instant messaging interoperability           387 (1)
      Micro-blogs or Short Message Services        388 (3)
    Exploring Collaboration Technologies           391 (1)
    Using Social Networks                          392 (9)
      Features                                     393 (1)
      List of social networking sites              394 (4)
      Privacy and security                         398 (1)
      Interaction and interoperability             399 (2)
    Summary                                        401 (2)
  Chapter 19 Using Media and Streaming             403 (20)
    Understanding the Streaming Process            404 (3)
      Protocols in Use                             405 (1)
      The cloud computing advantages               405 (2)
    Audio Streaming                                407 (2)
    Working with VoIP Applications                 409 (3)
      Skype                                        409 (2)
      Google Voice and Google Talk                 411 (1)
    Video Streaming                                412 (9)
      Television in the cloud                      413 (3)
      Streaming video formats                      416 (1)
      YouTube                                      417 (9)
        YouTube technologies                       418 (2)
        YouTube and the law                        420 (1)
    Summary                                        421 (2)
Part V: Using the Mobile Cloud                     423 (44)
  Chapter 20 Working with Mobile Devices           425 (20)
    Defining the Mobile Market                     426 (4)
      Connecting to the cloud                      427 (1)
      Adopting mobile cloud applications           428 (1)
      Feature phones and the cloud                 429 (1)
    Using Smartphones with the Cloud               430 (13)
      Android                                      431 (2)
      Apple iPhone                                 433 (5)
        The App Store                              434 (1)
        MobileMe                                   435 (1)
        iPhone apps hosting services               436 (2)
      Research In Motion BlackBerry                438 (2)
      Symbian                                      440 (1)
      Windows Mobile                               441 (2)
    Summary                                        443 (2)
  Chapter 21 Working with Mobile Web Services      445 (22)
    Understanding Service Types                    446 (4)
      Mobile interoperability                      446 (4)
    Performing Service Discovery                   450 (9)
      Context-aware services                       451 (2)
      MEMS                                         453 (1)
      Location awareness                           454 (1)
      Push services                                455 (2)
      The BlackBerry Push Service                  457 (2)
      The Lemonade Profile                         459 (1)
    Using SMS                                      459 (2)
    Defining WAP and Other Protocols               461 (3)
    Performing Synchronization                     464 (2)
    Summary                                        466 (1)
Index                                              467
 

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Contents
Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I. Examining the Value Proposition. Chapter 1. Defining Cloud Computing. Chapter 2. Assessing the Value Proposition. Chapter 3. Understanding Cloud Architecture. Chapter 4. Understanding Services and Applications by Type. Part II. Using Platforms. Chapter 5. Understanding Abstraction and Virtualization. Chapter 6. Capacity Planning. Chapter 7. Exploring Platform as a Service. Chapter 8. Using Google Web Services. Chapter 9. Using Amazon Web Services. Chapter 10. Using Microsoft Cloud Services. Part III. Exploring Cloud Infrastructures. Chapter 11. Managing the Cloud. Chapter 12. Understanding Cloud Security. Part IV. Understanding Services and Applications . Chapter 13. Understanding Service Oriented Architecture. Chapter 14. Moving Applications to the Cloud. Chapter 15. Working with Cloud-Based Storage. Chapter 16. Working with Productivity Software. Chapter 17. Using Webmail Services. Chapter 18. Communicating with the Cloud. Chapter 19. Using Media and Streaming. Part V. Using the Mobile Cloud. Chapter 20. Working with Mobile Devices. Chapter 21. Working with Mobile Web Services. Index.